Head of Unit - Strategy & Transformation (f/m/d)

Clearstream Banking S.A. • Luxembourg

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Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.


Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Your area of work


As Head of Strategy & Transformation you will work closely with Clearstream´s senior management team significantly contributing to Deutsche Börse Group overall strategy. You will be responsible for the development and execution of key strategic initiatives contributing towards further establishing Deutsche Börse Group as a top company.


Your responsibilities


As Head of Strategy & Transformation you will be responsible for owning the business strategy of Clearstream Securities Services. You will lead the development and execution of Clearstream´s strategic plan, making sure it is aligned with broader Deutsche Börse Group objectives and targets. You will also be responsible in driving transformational initiatives aiming at growing the business, enhancing operational efficiency and overall organizational effectiveness. In addition, you will manage and develop a team fostering a culture of performance, collaboration, and accountability.


 Examples for tasks/responsibilities


  • Conduct market analyses and competitive benchmarking to identify emerging trends and opportunities for strategic growth
  • Collaborate with senior management to develop/refine the business´ strategic priorities and long-term objectives
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the design and implementation of key strategic initiatives, such as digital transformation projects, product launches, market expansions, etc.
  • Oversee the development of business cases and financial models to evaluate and measure the financial impact of investments
  • Drive organizational change by supporting senior management in facilitating workshops, town halls and leadership events to communicate the vision and objectives of the business
  • Monitor and track the progress of strategic projects (incl. risk/roadblock identification and mitigation)
  • Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement by encouraging feedback and knowledge sharing amongst team members
  • Develop and implement performance metrics and KPIs to measure the effectiveness and success of strategic objectives
  • Lead the coaching and professional development of team members



Your profile


  • Completed your university degree at a leading university (Bachelor and Master)
  • Extensive experience in strategic planning, transformation, and change management within the banking or financial services industry
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience at a top-level management consultancy, demonstrating a track record of delivering strategic solutions to complex business challenges
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to synthesize data, identify trends and develop actionable insights to drive decision-making
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve ambitious goals and objectives
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, with the ability to effectively engage and align stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on innovation and continuous improvement
  • Extensive experience in project management, including the ability to prioritize tasks, allocate resources and manage timelines and budgets effectively
  • Collaborative and inclusive leadership style, fostering a culture of teamwork and accountability
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Fluent in English



Examples for qualifications/skills:


  •  Examples for                 You have successfully completed your university degree in Economics, Business Management at a leading university
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience at top-tier management consultancy like McKinsey, BCG or Bain leading strategic projects for banking and financial clients
  • You own strong project management, social and methodological skills
  • A result-oriented working method in a team is self-evident for you
  • Analytical skills, intercultural competence and a hands-on mentality round off your profile
  • Fluent in written and spoken English – German knowledge of advantage

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment where everyone feels welcome and can reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.


We enable you to move freely with our job tickets, job (e-)bikes and free parking opportunities.

Work environment

Collaboration, communication, or deep focus – in our modern office buildings you will find the perfect work environment. Free drinks and food and meal allowances included.

Health and wellbeing

We care for your health and wellbeing and besides various health promotion measures we offer you a group accident insurance and additional insurance offers at discounted rates.

Financial stability

We provide financial stability by offering attractive salaries, company pension schemes, participation in our Group Share Plan, as well as bonuses, subsidies and discounts.

Hybrid work

Collaborate and exchange on-site or work remotely several days a week in line with business needs and local regulations. Our hybrid working model combines the best of both worlds.

Flexible working hours

We want your job to fit your life situation and offer flexible working time models, part-time models, childcare allowance, or the possibility to study alongside your job.


Our market infrastructures are globally connected. Working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.


We promote individual development by offering internal development programmes, mentoring, further education and training budgets.

Our story

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